What's Happening?

Williams-Thomas Funeral Homes is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. If you’d like to keep up-to-date, we invite you to visit our social media pages.

October Events

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE
    Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Friday, September 6, 2019

    IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL ON THE

     1st Friday each month (EXCEPT AS N0TED BELOW *) at the:

    First United Methodist Church

    P.O. Box 475

    248455 W Newberry Road

    Newberry, FL 32669

    352-472-4005



    7-10 pm first Friday of each month except July
    This month, October, has a Halloween theme. Adults and children are encouraged to come in costume


    10/4/2018 – 11/2/2018 – 12/7/2018

    1/4/19 – 2/1/2019 – 3/1/2019

    4/5/2019 – 5/3/2019 – 6/7/2019

    NO JULY – 8/2/2019 – 9/6/2019

November Events

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE
    Friday, November 2, 2018 to Friday, September 6, 2019
    FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE

    IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL ON THE

     1st Friday each month (EXCEPT AS N0TED BELOW *) at the:

    First United Methodist Church

    P.O. Box 475

    248455 W Newberry Road

    Newberry, FL 32669

    352-472-4005



    7-10 pm first Friday of each month except July
    This month, November 2nd, has a Thanksgiving theme.  
    Reverse door prize this month: Please bring a canned good or prepackaged food for the food pantry.

    Attached is a jpg for your newsletters, announcements, etc. and a flyer to print and share.


    11/2/2018 – 12/7/2018

    1/4/19 – 2/1/2019 – 3/1/2019

    4/5/2019 – 5/3/2019 – 6/7/2019

    NO JULY – 8/2/2019 – 9/6/2019




December Events

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE
    Friday, December 7, 2018 to Friday, September 6, 2019
    FAMILY FRIENDLY KARAOKE

    IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL ON THE

     1st Friday each month (EXCEPT AS N0TED BELOW *) at the:

    First United Methodist Church

    P.O. Box 475

    248455 W Newberry Road

    Newberry, FL 32669

    352-472-4005

    7-10 pm first Friday of each month except July
    This month, December 7th, has a Christmas theme.  
    DOOR PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED FOR THE BEST "UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER

    PLEASE BRING A WRAPPED WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT IF YOU WANT TO PLAY OUR CHRISTMAS EXCHANGE

    Please see attached flyer

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    12/7/2018

    1/4/19 – 2/1/2019 – 3/1/2019

    4/5/2019 – 5/3/2019 – 6/7/2019

    NO JULY – 8/2/2019 – 9/6/2019




July Events

  • Hawthorne Branch Library Events 07-15-19 to 07-21-19
    Monday, July 15, 2019 to Sunday, July 21, 2019
    Don’t forget tomorrow Friday July 12 family Movie Matinee Into the Spiderverse beginning at 2:30 PM
    Local Author Jane Mitchell - You Can't Ride This Train
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Monday, July 15: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Meet author Jane Mitchell who will introduce us to her newest novel "You Can't Ride This Train." A book signing will follow.

    Game Night
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Tuesday, July 16: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (12-18 YEARS), ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS), ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Wii games, board games, card games, and more!

    MakerSpace: Coding MUSIC
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Wednesday, July 17: 4:00pm - 5:15pm
    AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS)
    Grades 4 through 8 will discover the fun of using computer coding to create musical art. 8 Wednesdays of creativity!

    Storytime
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, July 18: 10:30am - 10:50am
    AGE GROUP: TODDLERS (1-3 YEARS), PRESCHOOL (3-5 YEARS), BABIES (1 AND UNDER)
    Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers.

    Summer at the Library - Menestrelli Dog Show
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, July 18: 11:00am - 12:05pm
    AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS)
    A special dog show with 9 funny and very entertaining dogs. These dogs know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks.

    Read to a Dog
    Hawthorne Branch - Outdoor Program Area
    Thursday, July 18: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    AGE GROUP: ALL AGES
    Cuddle up with a dog and a book! All ages and readers welcome.

    Talk Science with Me!
    Hawthorne Branch - Outdoor Program Area
    Thursday, July 18: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    AGE GROUP: ALL AGES
    Have a casual conservation with a scientist: ask questions, swap stories, discover how science relates to YOUR life, even talk about football ... anything is fair game at these casual conversations.

    Yoga Stretch - with Caroline Anaya
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, July 18: 5:55pm - 6:55pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Gently tweak and twist those stuck and sore places -- You'll feel much better!

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  • A Night In The Garden
    Friday, July 19, 2019 : 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    Join The Green House Nursery for...
    A Night in the Garden!

    Enjoy live music by Fast Lane
    Food Trucks; 29:11 BBQ, Swamp Religion, & B'z Gelati, Drinks & a cash 50/50 raffle

    Friday, July 19, 2019
    6:30 p.m.-9:30p.m.

    Text the word "Greenhouse" to 77948 & receive your free gift today!

    15207 W Newberry Road, Newberry, FL 32669
  • American Legion Post 383 in Old Town closed from July 6 until July 20
    Sunday, July 21, 2019
    American Legion Post 383 in Old Town
    The American Legion is closed from July 6 until July 20 for health and safety renovations. We will have a Grand Reopening July 21 at 11am with installation of new officers and the unveiling of our Non Smoking section. We wull offer free food and entertainment with the Doc Adams band. Come by and check us out especially if you are a vet however everyone is WELCOME..
  • Eco-Friendly Adventure Day
    Saturday, July 27, 2019
    • Eco-Friendly Adventure Day
    • Event Date: July 27, 2019
    • The 3rd annual Eco-Friendly Adventure Day is located at Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens, a unique botanical garden with over 50 beautiful garden displays, 20 acres of scenic garden trails, and several breathtaking waterfalls and ponds. Featuring a 5K adventure race, eco-friendly vegan vendors, live music & entertainment, kids' activities, vegan food, games & prizes, and discounted admission to Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens, Eco Friendly Adventure Day is a fun event for all ages! You can register for the race at www.NatureNinjaRun.org.

    • Discounted Admission to Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens (all admission fees are applied to Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens):

    • Adults: $8
    • Children (6-13): $5
    • Children under 6: Free

    • Eco-Friendly Adventure Day is presented by Solutionary Events, a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational outreach initiative promoting healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly living. Learn more at www.SolutionaryEvents.org.

  • 10th Annual Hawthorne Community Fun Bowl
    Saturday, July 27, 2019
    The most fun bowling event of the year is back!!! Be sure to register early as space is limited! You don't have to bowl to get in on the fun! Stop by and purchase door prize tickets for a chance to win AWESOME prizes! The event proceeds go toward college scholarships for local Hawthorne Middle/High School students! Event is held at Splitz Bowling Center, Gainesville 10AM-1PM. Find more information at www.HawthorneAreaChamber.org.

    Event Date: 07/27/2019

    Katy Hall
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 3523635125

  • Faith Church Career Fair 2019
    Saturday, July 27, 2019 : 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Faith Church, located at 2905 SE 21st Avenue, Gainesville, will be hosting a Career Fair on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Representatives from Tacachale will be there to discuss career opportunities and benefits. Positions are available in direct care, food service, nursing, residential management and security. Bring copies of your resume, and meet with potential employers. For more information, contact Belinda Clark by phone (352) 317-5703 or email [email protected] or Sandy Waldon (352) 494-9641 or [email protected] 

August Events

  • August Hawthorne Library Branch Events
    Thursday, August 1, 2019 to Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    Summer at the Library - Floridingers Go To Outerspace
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, August 01: 11:00am - 12:05pm
    AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS)
    Come to an exciting, interactive, 3D reading of the FLORIDINGERS book series by author, Gordon Halleck and illustrator, Perdita Ross. A book reading using black-light and 3D glasses lets the audience experience books in a whole new way! After the reading, we'll have an interactive art activity where budding artists can create their own fun characters from scratch!
     
    Book Club - Hawthorne Bookish Sort Book Club
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, August 01: 5:30pm - 6:45pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Join the Bookish Sort Book Club for fun, food, and lively discussions!
     
    Family Summer Sizzlers - Enjoy a movie with us!
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Friday, August 02: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: ALL AGES
    Enjoy a recently released to DVD family movie! The Lego Movie 2
     
    the art lab @ HAW: Watercolor Painting
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Mondays, August 5, 12, 19, & 26: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (12-18 YEARS), ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Explore your creative side this summer! Registration Required.
     
    Stranger Things at the Library
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Tuesday, August 06: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (10-18 YEARS), ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Calling all Stranger Things fans! Crafts and Eggos at the library! Join us at the library for some end-of-summer fun! We'll have Stranger Things themed arts & crafts plus Eggos for snacking. All ages 10+ welcome!
     
    DIY Tassels
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Wednesday, August 07: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (12-18 YEARS), ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS), ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Ever wondered how to make your own tasseled accessories? Come learn how at the library! Join us in the meeting room this afternoon for some DIY fun! We'll teach you how to make tassels you can add to a key chain or backpack zipper.
     
    Storytime
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, August 8, 15, 22, 29: 10:30am - 11:15am
    AGE GROUP: TODDLERS (1-3 YEARS), PRESCHOOL (3-5 YEARS), BABIES (1 AND UNDER)
    Interactive storytime with literature-based fingerplays, art, music and puppetry for people identifying with age 5 and under and their caretakers.
     
    Yoga Stretch - with Caroline Anaya
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, August 8, 15, 22, 29: 5:55pm - 6:55pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Gently tweak and twist those stuck and sore places -- You'll feel much better! Feel more confident in a stronger more flexible body! Caroline Anaya is a MS certified Yoga instructor with over 20 years’ experience teaching yoga.
     
    Paper Ninja Stars
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Tuesday, August 13: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: ALL AGES
    Be a ninja for an afternoon and come make origami ninja stars at the library! Join us in the meeting room for some ninja arts and crafts! Bring your friends and learn how to make origami ninja stars!
     
    Paper Airplane Challenge
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Wednesday, August 14: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (12-18 YEARS), ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS)
    Come learn how to make all sorts of paper airplanes at the library! Can you create the airplane that will fly the farthest? Join us in the library meeting room for an afternoon of paper airplane crafts! We'll have over 30 different designs to choose from and all paper supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity!
     
    Game Night
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Tuesday, August 20: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    AGE GROUP: TEENS (12-18 YEARS), ELEMENTARY (5-11 YEARS)
    Wii games, board games, card games, and more! Come join us for a night of fun and games! We will have games of every kind for all ages to enjoy - Wii games, board games, and card games!
     
    SHINE Counseling
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Thursday, August 22: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    SHINE offers advice by trained counselors that is unbiased, confidential and free. Individual sessions are designed to help those eligible for Medicare understand their choices and options.
     
    Tools to Quit Tobacco - Quit Your Way
    Hawthorne Branch - Meeting Room
    Tuesday, August 27: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    AGE GROUP: ADULTS (19 AND UP)
    Do you smoke? Do you dip? Do you want to quit? Suwannee River Area Health Education Center presents a program designed to help you quit tobacco use. Call 866-341-2730 for required registration.